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Rwanda 20 Years Later

2014 is the 20th anniversary of the greatest human rights atrocity since the Cold War ended: the Rwandan Genocide (2014 is also the 100th anniversary of World War I). For most atrocities during the Cold War we blame the US-USSR … Continue reading

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Short-term thinking in Libya hurts diplomacy elsewhere.

Why has Russia blocked UN Security Council’s authorization of force to stop bloodshed in Syria. There are several obstacles to the resolution of the Syrian Civil War (mutual fear among ethnic groups, Iran’s patronage of Assad, rise of Islamist radicals), … Continue reading

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US cooperates with Uganda to catch Kony

Joseph Kony is a warlord, leader of the LRA, a rebel group that has been fighting the Ugandan government since the late 1980’s. The man and his group’s evil reaches comic-book proportions with thousands of murders, kidnappings and rape under … Continue reading

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